Helping Hand has appointed Chris Stewart as incoming CEO while fellow South Australian provider ACH Group has announced Frank Weits as its new leader.
Long-serving aged care chief executive Ian Hardy has been appointed chair of the new committee tasked with reviewing the skills and qualifications for the future aged care workforce.
The aged care royal commission is an opportunity to bring policy and services in line with community expectations and what stakeholders are willing to pay, but it mustn’t interfere with reforms underway or decisions on others, aged care CEOs tell Australian Ageing Agenda.
Pharmacist researcher Dr Janet Sluggett says she is motivated by seeing the impact her research has on aged care residents.
The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre has launched a series of webinars to help aged care providers understand and implement supported decision-making with their clients.
There are more deaths from cancer in aged care facilities in South Australia than in hospices and at home combined, according to a participant at the recent Palliative Care Australia conference in Adelaide.
Resource guides aged care organisations through implementing a student placement and staff education program in their facilities.
In this story: BaptistCare opens Orana Centre, Kellyville phase two; construction starts on Catholic Healthcare’s Ipswich centre; Helping Hand opens $6 million re-development.
As our study into the role and effects of regulation in aged and dementia care enters its final stages, some interesting findings are emerging, write Ashley Carr and Professor Simon Biggs.
A new online program to embed interprofessional education (IPE) in aged care organisations nationally will be launched early next year, following the successful implementation of IPE programs by two aged care providers.
Can consumer directed care work in residential aged care? And what would it look like? Australian Ageing Agenda investigates.
A new grants round focusing on the healthy ageing of older LGBTI people will fund projects that begin to rectify issues that have previously hindered their engagement with aged care.
Leading South Australian aged care provider Helping Hand has been invited to advise Japanese educators on strengthening Japan’s training system as demand for new care workers booms.
Stakeholders have supported the Federal Government’s agenda for the next stage of aged care reform, but they have called for protections for vulnerable seniors, particularly in rural and remote areas, and constructive engagement with the sector to flesh out the details.